September 03, 2020
South Korean Conservatives Rebrand Again in Attempted Makeover
By Kyle Pope and Simon Voget
The United Future Party is no more. How will the People’s Power Party be different?
August 13, 2020
South Korea’s President, Democratic Party Lose Momentum Amid Real Estate Market Turmoil
By Tae-jun Kang
For the first time in nearly four years, the conservative party has notched a higher approval rating than the DPK.
April 22, 2020
After the 2020 Parliamentary Elections, What’s Next for South Korean Politics?
By Joseph Yi and Wondong Lee
The Democratic Party won a massive victory, but the reshaping of South Korea’s right could have longer-term implications.
April 17, 2020
COVID-19 Factor Powers South Korea’s Ruling Party to Historic Victory
By Cory Bisbee
The Democratic Party wins unilateral control of the National Assembly, while conservatives and minor parties recede.
April 17, 2020
South Korean Ruling Party Wins Supermajority in Legislative Election
By Associated Press
President Moon’s Democratic Party and its affiliate won 180 out of 300 seats, buoyed by public support for the government’s COVID-19 response.
April 10, 2020
South Korea’s Election: Beyond Coronavirus
By Thomas Kalinowski
Beyond COVID-19, can the upcoming parliamentary election help heal serious weaknesses in South Korea’s political system?
April 09, 2020
The North Korean Subplots in South Korea’s National Assembly Elections
By Troy Stangarone
Besides a new party established by North Korean refugees, some big names are running for individual seats.
April 01, 2020
South Korea: Elections Amid a Pandemic
By Youngmi Kim
Electoral reforms and inter-Korea relations once looked destined to dominate April’s parliamentary elections. Now a global pandemic will likely be the deciding factor.